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Diffuse Pulmonary Ossification
Carlos S. Restrepo, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Diffuse pulmonary ossification (DPO)
              • Synonyms

                • Disseminated pulmonary ossification
                • Idiopathic pulmonary ossification
                • Dendriform pulmonary ossification
                • Nodular pulmonary ossification
              • Definitions

                • Chronic progressive metaplastic ossification and mature bone formation in pulmonary interstitium and alveolar spaces

              IMAGING

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Microscopic Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Consider

                                    Selected References

                                    1. Reddy TL et al: Idiopathic dendriform pulmonary ossification. J Thorac Imaging. 27(5):W108-10, 2012
                                    2. Peros-Golubicić T et al: Diffuse pulmonary ossification: an unusual interstitial lung disease. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 14(5):488-92, 2008
                                    3. Lara JF et al: Dendriform pulmonary ossification, a form of diffuse pulmonary ossification: report of a 26-year autopsy experience. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 129(3):348-53, 2005
                                    4. Fernandez Crisosto CA et al: Diffuse pulmonary ossification associated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Arch Bronconeumol. 40(12):595-598, 2004
                                    5. Kanne JP et al: Diffuse pulmonary ossification. J Thorac Imaging. 19(2):98-102, 2004
                                    6. Friedrich T et al: [Idiopathic pulmonary ossification.] Rofo. 169(3):267-73, 1998
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                                    KEY FACTS

                                    • Terminology

                                      • Imaging

                                        • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                          • Pathology

                                            • Clinical Issues

                                              • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Abbreviations

                                                  • Diffuse pulmonary ossification (DPO)
                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Disseminated pulmonary ossification
                                                  • Idiopathic pulmonary ossification
                                                  • Dendriform pulmonary ossification
                                                  • Nodular pulmonary ossification
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Chronic progressive metaplastic ossification and mature bone formation in pulmonary interstitium and alveolar spaces

                                                IMAGING

                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                  • CT Findings

                                                    • Imaging Recommendations

                                                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                        PATHOLOGY

                                                        • General Features

                                                          • Microscopic Features

                                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                            • Presentation

                                                              • Demographics

                                                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                  • Treatment

                                                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                    • Consider

                                                                      Selected References

                                                                      1. Reddy TL et al: Idiopathic dendriform pulmonary ossification. J Thorac Imaging. 27(5):W108-10, 2012
                                                                      2. Peros-Golubicić T et al: Diffuse pulmonary ossification: an unusual interstitial lung disease. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 14(5):488-92, 2008
                                                                      3. Lara JF et al: Dendriform pulmonary ossification, a form of diffuse pulmonary ossification: report of a 26-year autopsy experience. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 129(3):348-53, 2005
                                                                      4. Fernandez Crisosto CA et al: Diffuse pulmonary ossification associated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Arch Bronconeumol. 40(12):595-598, 2004
                                                                      5. Kanne JP et al: Diffuse pulmonary ossification. J Thorac Imaging. 19(2):98-102, 2004
                                                                      6. Friedrich T et al: [Idiopathic pulmonary ossification.] Rofo. 169(3):267-73, 1998